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Treme Brass Band Hits Prime Time

April 13, 2010
Washington, DC

If you watched the new HBO series Treme to the end of the pilot episode last Sunday, you would have seen actual musicians mingling with the actors, including Elvis Costello, New Orleans legend Kermit Ruffins, and...2006 NEA National Heritage Fellows, the Treme Brass Band. Founder Benny Jones even got a line! Congrats to the band, and if you want to read more about the Treme Brass Band (and an NEA interview with Benny Jones), go here.

The Treme Brass Band performing during the 2006 NEA National Heritage Fellowship awards concert. Photo by Tom Pich

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